Keywords: Thomaston shipyard
Frank Crockett and photographer J.P. Armbrust took stereo views of Rockland's downtown, industry, and notable homes in the 1870s as a way to promote tourism to the town.
Mainers have been held prisoners in conflicts fought on Maine and American soil and in those fought overseas. In addition, enemy prisoners from several wars have been brought to Maine soil for the duration of the war.
With a long history of patriotism and service, Maine experienced the war in a truly distinct way. Its individual experiences tell the story of not only what it means to be an American, but what it means to be from Maine during the war to end all wars.
… Warren to the yard surrounding Knox’s Wharf in Thomaston, becoming one of the most prominent shipbuilders in Thomaston history.
At first, raw materials were plentiful. Once nearby forests were depleted, local shipyard owners purchased rights to great tracts of land for…